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Millard L. Brown, age 84, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at his residence.Â
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2011, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wayne Kirk, Rev. Ronnie Horton and Rev. Mike Sells officiating.Â Entombment will follow at Slater's Chapel Cemetery with the Fort Hood U.S. Army Honor Guard.Â Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.Â
Millard was born Feb. 11, 1927 in Nolan, Texas to William Montgomery and Ennis L. Holcomb Brown.Â He was a U.S. Army Veteran.Â He worked for U.S. Borax and Chemical Corporation as a heavy equipment operator forÂ 36 years before retiring.Â He was a member of First Assembly of God.Â He was a charter member of Good Sam Club.Â
He is survived by three sons, Morton Eugene Brown of Palmdale, Calif., Arlin Dean Brown of Boron, Calif. and Jay Kinder of Bakersfield, Calif.; two daughters, Toni Miller of Thousand Oaks, Calif. and Karen Storie of Lubbock, Texas; four step children, Steven Shriver of Indianapolis, Indiana, Sharon Thomas of Sullivan, Indiana, James Shriver of Anaheim, Calif. and Jane Forester of Riverside, Calif.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.Â
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Montgomery and Ennis L. Brown; his wife, Helen L. Brown; and son, Millard Duane Brown.Â Â
Pallbearers will be Charles Boiles, Mike Sells, Michael Franks, Nathan Brown, William Brown andÂ Drew Sells.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, May 27, 2011 from 6-8 p.m.